Ali Sahabi, GEC

Ali Sahabi

About Ali Sahabi

Ali Sahabi has been a licensed General Engineering Contractor (GEC) since 1993, and is a principal at Optimum Seismic, Inc. He has completed hundreds of seismic retrofitting and adaptive reuse projects for multifamily residential, commercial, and industrial buildings throughout California.
6 September, 2019

Multi-Family Housing Trade Show Sponsored by AACSC to Feature Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning Experts

By |2019-09-06T00:21:06+00:00September 6th, 2019|Press Release|

Explore the Apartment Association of California Southern Cities’ Multifamily Housing Trends & Gain Insights on September 18, 2019

The demand for responsible multifamily housing continues to strengthen with no indication of stopping. Seasoned professionals and those new to this market sector will come together on September 18 to network with […]

5 September, 2019

Events Kick Off to Create Safer L.A. County

By |2019-09-14T15:53:34+00:00September 5th, 2019|Seismic Waves|

September 2019 Newsletter.

What’s Los Angeles County doing to plan for resilience? And how can businesses and local government ensure that the fabric of our society remains intact following a major earthquake? Find out by attending one in a series […]

4 September, 2019

BizFed Earthquake Preparedness Seminar Series to Focus on Creating a Safer Los Angeles County

By |2019-09-04T22:15:30+00:00September 4th, 2019|Press Release|

To reserve your seat, register at

A series of earthquake preparedness seminars focused on creating a safer Los Angeles County has been announced by the Los Angeles County Business Federation (BizFed).

In the aftermath of this summer’s 7.1 earthquake in Ridgecrest and widespread destruction caused by wildfires in […]

2 September, 2019

Don’t Be Blind to Your Building’s Vulnerabilities – Become Disaster Resilient

By |2019-09-02T21:14:25+00:00September 2nd, 2019|Buildings Vulnerabilities, earthquake preparedness, Earthquake Retrofit Benefits|

-Appeared on Apartment Association California, Southern Cities (AACSC).

Nobody knows where or when the next major earthquake or disaster will strike. While there is clear evidence about the types of buildings likely to suffer damage from seismic shaking, it’s always best to assess your risks by having […]

2 September, 2019

SoCal Quakes Underscore Local Risks of Seismic Devastation

By |2019-09-02T21:07:48+00:00September 2nd, 2019|Earthquakes, SDCAA|

-Appeared on San Diego County Apartment Association (SDCAA)

Southern California got hit by some monster quakes this summer, thankfully with no casualties and little destruction due to the remoteness of the epicenters’ sparsely populated desert location.

But what if the Ridgecrest temblors happened here?

San Diego’s Rose Canyon […]

2 September, 2019

FEMA Tips for National Preparedness Month

By |2019-09-02T20:52:48+00:00September 2nd, 2019|AAGLA, earthquake preparedness, Earthquake Safety, Optimum Seismic, Seismic Resilience|

-Appeared on Apartment Association Greater Los Angeles  (AAGLA).

September is National Preparedness Month, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency messages to help people protect themselves and their businesses against earthquakes.

To help apartment owners get ready for a seismic emergency, FEMA has set up a special QuakeSmart […]

28 August, 2019

Earthquake Engineering Leader Optimum Seismic Joins Salute to Huntington Park Chamber of Commerce’s Latina Women in Business

By |2019-09-03T22:09:18+00:00August 28th, 2019|Press Release|

Optimum Seismic, Inc. an earthquake engineering company dedicated to making California cities safer, has announced its support for the Huntington Park Chamber of Commerce’s first “Latina Women in Business Awards and Conference.” The luncheon event will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 11:30 a.m. at the Bicycle Hotel and […]

20 August, 2019

One of the biggest questions in earthquake seismology is how earthquakes get started

By |2019-08-20T17:42:27+00:00August 20th, 2019|Related News|

According to a new research a lot of earthquakes we feel come soon after smaller ones. The new research offered insight into what happens before a small and large earthquake.

For more info, please read the original article by LA Times:

20 August, 2019

Prosperity through Preservation: The Financial Benefits of Adaptive Reuse Construction

By |2019-08-20T14:29:13+00:00August 20th, 2019|Adaptive Reuse|

All around the world, adaptive reuse projects are redefining and revitalizing downtown communities by making the most of what is already there.

What is Adaptive Reuse? Simply put, adaptive reuse involves the redesigning of interior spaces in buildings that have outlived their original purpose in order to better serve the […]

14 August, 2019

LA BizFed’s Freshman Policy Makers Reception Sponsored by Optimum Seismic

By |2019-08-15T18:59:31+00:00August 14th, 2019|Press Release|

A reception for some 80 freshman elected state and local policy makers and business leaders from throughout Los Angeles County has been announced by the Los Angeles County Business Federation (BizFed).

Representatives of Optimum Seismic, Inc., which is the title sponsor for the event, will be among more than 200 entrepreneurs […]